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Correct feeding of forage prevents many problems and diseases in horses. It is very important that horses are allowed to eat forage of sufficient amount and frequency to avoid health problems and behavioural disorders.
Today we know that better feeding implies better welfare. With this website we want to contribute.

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Forage-only diet and road transport positive for exercise performance

Posted by on Nov 30, 2017 in Fluid balance, Forage, Health, Performance | 0 comments

This study examined how the impact of diet and road transport to competition may affect performance in Standardbred horses. A diet consisting of energy rich haylage was compared to a diet of 50:50 haylage:oats....

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The horse’s stomach – size, pH and gastrin

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in Forage, Health | 0 comments

In adult horses the stomach volume comprises about 10% of the gastrointestinal tract. Horses are large grass eating animals, herbivores, adapted to eating grass which takes long time to gather, chew and swallow...

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Microbiological hygiene analysis of forage

Posted by on Oct 31, 2017 in Forage, Forage production, Health | 0 comments

A microbiological hygiene analysis is often considered after a visual and oral...

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